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Philanthropy Next

Cover Profile:
Malala Yousafzai

She fought when she could only lose. She won when they almost killed her. Malala Yousafzai may only be 16, but her message is timeless.

Philanthropy Next


Big Gift: Glenn and Amanda Fuhrman

Bringing Wi-Fi to Harlem.


First Person:
Masha Pearl

Making sure survivors flourish.


Five Questions:
Hannah Bronfman

She wants to make you instantly glamorous.

Adam Lowy

What should you do with all the food in your fridge when you change addresses? Give it to Adam Lowy.

Chase Adam

Chase Adam took a simple idea (crowdfunding), fused it with a huge problem (health care), and came out with an insane amount of charity dollars (yours).

Alexandra Cart

For Alexandra Cart, Values + Investment = Impact.

Michael Fertik

Michael Fertik wants you to enjoy the Internet without having to worry about compromising your privacy.

Matthew Reeve

Matthew Reeve lost his father in one horrific moment. Then he got him back.

Bryan Baum, Andrej Pancik, and Leo Seigal

The Oxford-educated, Bill Gates–loving, California-living trio behind online success story Prizeo.


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Iconic selfie brings donation

It might have been the highlight of the show: Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o, Kevin Spacey, Bradley Cooper, Julia Roberts, and other A-listers herded together by Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres to break the record for the world’s most retweeted photo—and did they ever succeed.

Research institute receives $275 million

The Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute has received a $275 million donation from an anonymous donor—the largest gift in its history.

$1.2 billion to African foundation

Aliko Dangote, majority owner of Dangote Cement, has made a $1.2 billion pledge to his eponymous foundation, with a focus on alleviating poverty and empowerment for youth and women.

Bloomberg Philanthropies fishes $53 million grant

Bloomberg Philanthropies, headed by the former three-term mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg, has announced a $53 million grant to combat overfishing.

Harvard receives record-breaking $150 million donation

Citadel founder Kenneth C. Griffin has made a $150 million donation to his alma mater, Harvard University. The gift is the school’s largest single donation.


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